BioM: Hoeser, Geraldine Janet (1954)
Contact: Dolores Mohr Kenyon
Surnames: Hoeser, Spiegel, Kessler, Paun,
Trachte, Oettiker, Leketas
----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville,
Clark Co., WI.) October 7, 1954
Hoeser, Geraldine Janet (Marriage - 29 September
Miss Geraldine Janet Hoeser, daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Frank Hoeser of Neillsville, chose September 29 as the date of
her marriage to Alfred Spiegel, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Alfred
Spiegel, Sr., also of Neillsville.
nuptial double ring ceremony was performed at 10:00 a.m. at St.
Mary’s Catholic Church with the Rev. Fr. Peter Leketas
bride, who approached the altar on the arm of her father, wore a
dress with a fitted bodice of Chantilly lace over satin with long
lace sleeves coming to points over the hands. The bodice was
complete with a net yoke bound at the neck with a band of
lace. Her full length skirt of satin with a nylon tulle
overskirt was topped with a scalloped lace tunic. Her
fingertip nylon tulle lace edged veil was attached to a crown
trimmed with pearls and rhinestones. She wore a pearl
necklace and earrings. She carried a colonial bouquet of white and
Miss Jeanette Hoeser served her sister as maid of
honor. She wore a shrimp strapless dress with fitted bodice
of lace over taffeta worn with a short sleeve jacket with a
mandarin collar. The skirt was full length of net over satin with a
tunic of lace bordered with a net ruffle. She wore dyed mums
for a headpiece. Miss Elaine Kessler was bridesmaid, dressed
in an aqua dress styled identical to that of the maid of
honor. She carried a colonial bouquet.
Norbert Hoeser, brother of the bride, served as
best man. Louis Paun was groomsman and Arnold Trachte of
dinner was served to 50 guests following the ceremony and a
reception was held for 150 guests from 2 to 4 p.m. Music was
furnished by Philip Hoeser. The bride’s table
decoration was a three tiered wedding cake with pillars between
each layer and decorated with shrimp and aqua roses, silver bells
and net bows.
bride, a graduate of the Neillsville High School class of
’51, has been employed in the office of Dr. R. L. Oettiker of
Marshfield. The groom has a pubic garage and milk routes in
company with his brother.
After their return from a wedding trip along the
western coast of Washington and California and visiting other
western states, the couple will be at home on Granton, Rt. 3, after
Guests attending the ceremony were from Granton, Colby, Stratford, Loyal, Black River Falls, Augusta and Alma Center.
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